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Miller, MO – Chance Craft Hurt in Bus Crash on Burkle Ln near Burkle Pond Rd

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Miller, MO (October 2, 2022) – A traffic incident took place in Miller County are Friday morning that left a 27-year-old man from Eldon, Missouri, seriously injured. At around 7:20 a.m., on September 30, emergency crews were called to the site of a collision on Burkle Lane.

According to reports, a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was traveling on Burkle Lane when he became involved in a collision with a 2010 Bluebird bus near Burkle Pond Road. Both vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the crash. The two vehicles had to be removed from the site of the accident by an area towing company.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 27-year-old Chance Craft, was injured in the accident. He was transported by Miller County ambulance to Lake regional Hospital, where he underwent emergency treatment for serious injuries.

At this time, investigations are underway by the Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Eldon Police Department.

Our thoughts are with Chance Craft as we hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Miller, MO – Chance Craft Hurt in Bus Crash on Burkle Ln near Burkle Pond RdA motor vehicle accident can have a negative impact on your life. Many people who are involved in accidents are left with severe injuries that require medical care. Unfortunately, more than 55,000 people are hospitalized annually as a result of injuries that they suffered due to collisions.

Car accidents are considered one of the leading causes of personal injury in Missouri. Some of the most common injuries suffered in car crashes include whiplash, back and neck injuries, head injuries, and broken bones.

Whiplash is a common neck injury that occurs during automobile accidents in Missouri. This injury occurs when the head is suddenly jerked forward or backward during a vehicle collision. Symptoms of whiplash can include neck pain, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. Back and neck injuries can range from minor to severe, depending on the force of the impact. Common symptoms of back and neck injuries include pain, stiffness, and tenderness.

Head injuries can range from concussions to traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Symptoms of head injuries can include headaches, dizziness, nausea, blurred vision, and sleepiness. Broken bones are another common injury suffered in car accidents. The most common bones broken in car accidents are the ribs, arm bones, and leg bones. Symptoms of a broken bone include pain at the site of the injury, swelling, bruising, and difficulty moving the affected limb.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Missouri, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Even if you do not think you are injured, it is always better to get checked out to ensure injuries that you may have suffered do not worsen or become life-threatening.

After being injured in a crash, you should reach out to a car accident lawyer in Miller. You may be able to pursue legal action after being harmed. Our experienced personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you navigate the legal process and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Contact our law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.